Friday, June 26, 2020

1888 - June 26 - Residents of New York suffered through a record heat wave.

St Joseph, Missouri, USA

1869  At St. Joseph, Missouri, the other day, a young man employed in a saw mill had helped put a log on the carriage while the circular saws were yet in motion,

when he was caught by the log, thrown against the saws and instantly killed. His body was cut completely in two, the pieces falling on different sides of the saws.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 26, 1869
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Casca-Laxative
H. K. Mulford Co., Philadelphia, Pa., 1907

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Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA

1877 - DESTRUCTION BY FIRE. MARBLEHEAD, MASS., DEVASTATED.
TEN ACRES OF BUSINESS AND DWELLING HOUSES SWEPT AWAY IN A FEW HOURS -ALL BUT THREE OF THE SHOE FACTORIES OF THE TOWN, THE PUBLIC HALL AND ARMORY, A CHURCH, AND OVER 70 SHOPS AND DWELLINGS DESTROYED - ... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 26, 1877
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Stonington, Connecticut, USA (Pawcatuck)

1880  Huge Estate

The estate of the late Charles P. Williams, of Stonington, Conn., is appraised at $2,250,000, probably as large a sum as has ever been presented for probate in that State.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 26, 1880
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Clinton, Massachusetts, USA

1886  Gingham was first manufactured in the United States by Erastus Bigelow, at Clinton, Mass., in 1846.

It was the first attempt to manufacture the fabric mentioned by machinery, and enabled the American manufacturers to compete successfully with those of England.

St Joseph Herald -  Saint Joseph, Michigan -  June 26, 1886
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 1800s Cooking Tips and Recipes

Cranberry Sauce - Wash and pick over the cranberries; put on to cook in a tin or porcelain...Read MORE...



The Willimantic Chronicle, Willimantic, Conn., December 7, 1881

Taylax - Relief of Constipation

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1888 - June 26 - Residents of New York suffered through a record heat wave.
Daily average temperatures were above 80 degrees for fourteen straight days. The heat wave was a sharp contrast to the severe blizzard in March of that year, which buried the city under nearly two... Read MORE...

WeatherForYou.com
June 26, 1888
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Springfield, Illinois, USA

1896 - ACCIDENT AT A SOCIETY CIRCUS.
Springfield, Ill., June 25. - At a society circus, given last evening on the lawn of JAMES T. JONES, a section of the seats gave way and their occupants were thrown to the ground. MRS. J. L. HUDSON,... Read MORE...

The New York Times -  New York, New York -  June 26, 1896
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North Adams, Massachusetts, USA

1899 - VACATION AT AN END. The President and Party Leave Adams, Mass., for the Nation's Capitol.
NORTH ADAMS, Mass., June 26. - The President [McKinley] was met at 2:30 o'clock on Church street, by Sanford Post G. A. R. and a band, and was taken to a reviewing stand in Monument square, and from... Read MORE...

Lewiston Evening Journal -  Lewiston, Maine -  June 26, 1899
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 1800s Advice and Etiquette for Ladies

Be careful always that the details of your dress are perfectly finished in every point. The small...Read MORE...



The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society... by Florence Hartley, January 1, 1872
Rapid City, South Dakota, USA

1907 - FIVE DROWNED IN BLACK HILLS
Rapid City, June 25. - Five people are known to have been drowned in the terrible flood in the Black Hills last week, and it is greatly feared that others will be found when some of the ranches... Read MORE...

Aberdeen Daily American -  Aberdeen, South Dakota -  June 26, 1907
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1870  June 26, 1870: The first boardwalk in the world was completed at the resort town of Atlantic City, NJ

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1886  A young man in Sacramento went into a saloon, sat down, read a paper a few minutes, and fell to the floor totally blind,
It was found that the blindness resulted from inflammation of a near leading to the eye, superinduced by impure blood. - San Francisco Chronicle.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan

 America - Did you know? Groundhog Day Prognosticating: Leave it to Americans to make their warm weather travel plans based...Read MORE...



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 Quebec - Did you know? The habitant liked to be near his fellows, partly for his own safety against marauding redskins,...Read MORE...



Daily Life in New France (www.chroniclesofamerica.com/ french/ daily_life_in_new_france.htm)
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State Almshouse, Cranston, Providence, R. I.

Acidine
Health Laboratories Inc, Pittsburgh, Pa.

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